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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 5, 2014

Stroudsburg Man Sentenced For Passing Counterfeit Federal Reserve Notes

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that United States District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion sentenced Calmen Stewart, Jr., age 23, of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, yesterday to a term of imprisonment of time served, approximately 2 months, followed by 2 years of supervised release.  Judge Mannion ordered that the first 6 months of supervised released be served on home detention with electronic monitoring.  Restitution in the amount of $1,700 was also ordered.

According to the United States Attorney Peter Smith, Stewart previously plead guilty to conspiracy to pass counterfeit federal reserve notes at various locations throughout the Middle District of Pennsylvania and elsewhere.

The case was jointly investigated the United States Secret Service and the Dickson City Police Department.  Assistant United States Attorney Michelle Olshefski prosecuted the case.

Updated April 17, 2015